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MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
of the pack in reading and science. the pisa rankings were based on e tests of more than half a million 15-year-olds. the u.s. education secretary arnie duncan calling it stagnation. but before we talk about how to fix the problem, let's look deeper. there might be a lot less here than meets the eye. they're broken down in connecticut, florida, and massachusetts. in connecticut and massachusetts, two of the richest states in the union were students generally perform better than the worldwide average. the policy substitute said that america lags in social testing. if you were to correct for their massive income inequality, the performance is better than it appears. consider that the top issuer in all three categories was shanghai, a result that gave rise to headlines proclaiming china has having the smartest students. they are just 1.7% of china's population. country, essentially forces many of the children of poor workers to leave shanghai for high school. while testing was done three years ago in china's rural areas, the chinese government only allowed the release of shanghai's
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
classroom every day in the schools matters just as much. >> well, i personally think the social science leading me to the conclusion it matters less than what happens outside of the schools. and i think if you look at the comparative data we have from pisa, let's look at the places doing it right. that have a whole variety of educational systems, poland, finland, there are a lot of different practices. the thing that jumps out, they have a lot less poor kids, many, many fewer kids. >> let's look at what you're trying to say, to your point, let's look at pisa, if you look in the united states from 2003 until now, on the pisa test, actually, the poorest kids in this country have gained about 11 points. the richest kids in this country have actually fallen by some points. so the small gains we've seen in the nation have been accomplished by the poorest children. that says, even though kids are growing up in poverty. even though they have tremendous challenges we can still expect that if we have the right school environments, they can learn, and thrive and grow academically. >> they can lea
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
science and international public affairs at columbia university. dorian, this could happen tomorrow. there is a lot of support publicly in polling, it's remarkable popular. there's strong support in the democratic caucus on both sides of the aisle -- both houses, and the president has come out, and he's been talking about it a lot recently, the only obstacle is the house republican caucus. >> that's right. and the president, remember, started at $9 an hour and has agreed to sign off on $10.10 an hour if that bill were to pass. and as we know, this week he gave this big speech on income inequality and talked about those fast-food workers and other low-wage workers. you're right, the our most un-democratic institution, the senate, which is the final stumbling block here. >> you think the senate actually more than the house? >> i'm sorry, thank you for that correction. >> the house. >> i was still in "bizarro world." if you could just replay that every day, maybe it will become reality, i'm sorry. right. it's the house republicans that are -- >> right. >> -- holding this up. >> who got
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
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Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)